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The Shoebox Kitchen is a blog about finding great food and feeding two hungry people in a tiny space in Melbourne
If you love cooking, a "bring a plate" event at work is basically a live episode of Masterchef (in your mind).  Last week, I went to a ladies lunch for a friend from work who is about to head off o...

Brown Sugar and Vanilla Mini Cheesecakes with Coconut and Pecan Base

If you love cooking, a "bring a plate" event at work is basically a live episode of Masterchef (in your mind). Last week, I went to a ladies lunch for a friend from work who is about to head off o.

If kale were a person, it would live in a mud brick house in the bush, spending most of its time growing organic heritage variety vegetables and fruits, making jams and chutneys from the excess to ...

Kale and Potato Gnocchi

If kale were a person, it would live in a mud brick house in the bush, spending most of its time growing organic heritage variety vegetables and fruits, making jams and chutneys from the excess to .

I didn't really know what to expect from my first trip to a farmers market. They are popping up everywhere these days and seem like quite a trendy thing to do. I was a little bit nervous... would I...

Off to the Market – Elwood Farmers Market

I didn't really know what to expect from my first trip to a farmers market. They are popping up everywhere these days and seem like quite a trendy thing to do. I was a little bit nervous.

The humble burger is no longer a guilty pleasure. The art of burger making has become so refined that wagyu beef, soft shell crab, slow cooked pork belly, housemade chilli jam, blue cheese, and but...

Burger Time! Homemade Brioche Rolls and Beetroot Relish

I didn't really know what to expect from my first trip to a farmers market. They are popping up everywhere these days and seem like quite a trendy thing to do. I was a little bit nervous... would I...

Off to the Market – Elwood Farmers Market

I didn't really know what to expect from my first trip to a farmers market. They are popping up everywhere these days and seem like quite a trendy thing to do. I was a little bit nervous.

Pork belly... love of loves. One of the best things I have ever eaten is Red Spice Road's Twice Cooked Pork Belly. This dish is absolutely iconic in Melbourne. The pork belly is braised with soy sa...

Pork Belly, Mushroom & Cashew Stir Fry

love of loves. One of the best things I have ever eaten is Red Spice Road's Twice Cooked Pork Belly. This dish is absolutely iconic in Melbourne. The pork belly is braised with soy sa.

I remember starting high school and being excited about getting to do home economics (loser alert!). I thought the idea of being in a big kitchen with dozens of ovens was great. Finally I had my ve...

Leftover Roast Lamb Curry

I remember starting high school and being excited about getting to do home economics (loser alert! I thought the idea of being in a big kitchen with dozens of ovens was great. Finally I had my ve.

Gasworks Arts Park is somewhere I drive past several times a week, but I've never been there and it's always piqued my interest. It's just off the beach in South Melbourne, mysteriously behind huge...

Off to the Market – Gasworks Farmers Market

Gasworks Arts Park is somewhere I drive past several times a week, but I've never been there and it's always piqued my interest. It's just off the beach in South Melbourne, mysteriously behind huge.

There are some foods you look at and seriously wonder who was the first person to think "I could probably eat that". Sea urchin, crickets, spiders, chicken feet... PRAWNS. Nothing about these stalk...

Prawns and Calamari in Tomato Chilli Sauce with Spaghetti

There are some foods you look at and seriously wonder who was the first person to think "I could probably eat that". Nothing about these stalk.

When I first moved in with Mr. SK (to be honest this moment is more accurately described as "when I first decided not to go home and he didn't object"), one of the first things I did was bri...

One Pan Lamb and Potatoes

When I first moved in with Mr. SK (to be honest this moment is more accurately described as "when I first decided not to go home and he didn't object"), one of the first things I did was bri.

Cauliflower ears. Have you heard that saying? Its the gross, bulbous, deformed ears that rugby players and boxers get from having their ears constantly smashed. Now that I've whet your appetite, le...

Quick and Easy Cauliflower Soup

Have you heard that saying? Its the gross, bulbous, deformed ears that rugby players and boxers get from having their ears constantly smashed. Now that I've whet your appetite, le.

Oh, stop carrying on like a pork chop! I'm sure that phrase has been uttered towards me more than once in my lifetime. Supposedly, the "pork chop" part of it is an Australian addition, is a referen...

Pork Chops with Crispy Sage, Potato Salad, and Apple Almond Slaw

Oh, stop carrying on like a pork chop! I'm sure that phrase has been uttered towards me more than once in my lifetime. Supposedly, the "pork chop" part of it is an Australian addition, is a referen.

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Off to the Market – South Melbourne Market

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What the hell is a chicken chop? Something pretty tasty, thats for sure.

Chicken with Mushrooms and Lentils

What the hell is a chicken chop? Something pretty tasty, thats for sure.

Gravy Beef Braised in Red Wine

Gravy Beef Braised in Red Wine

Red Wines, Gravy, Beef

Today was the first day back at work after 2 weeks on holiday. It wasn't easy getting up at 6:30 and slipping back into the old routine (especially after a night of anxiety induced sleeplessness). ...

Sumac Chicken & Bulgur Wheat Salad

Today was the first day back at work after 2 weeks on holiday. It wasn't easy getting up at and slipping back into the old routine (especially after a night of anxiety induced sleeplessness).


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